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Current Openings

The Cary Fire Protection District is a combination Full-Time and Paid on Call “POC” (Part-Time) Department.

Applications for POC (Part-Time) positions are accepted on an ongoing basis, and testing for these positions is held as needed.  Full-Time Firefighter Paramedic testing processes are held as needed. 

Applications for Paid On Call (POC) Firefighter/Paramedics and (POC) Firefighter/EMT’s are accepted on an ongoing basis. Part-time Firefighter/Firefighter-Paramedic positions are part time, non-commissioned, non-pensioned, at-will employees of the District.

​General Requirements:

  • High school diploma, G.E.D. certificate or equivalent.

  • Legal resident of the United States of America.

  • Be 19 years of age or older

  • Residency – legal documentation of residency including drivers license will be required at time of application

  • Reside within the boundaries of the CFPD at the time of application.

  • Possess valid Illinois Drivers License

  • Be capable of reading, speaking and writing in the English language

  • Meet knowledge, health and physical qualifications established by the District

  • Pass a background investigation

  • Pass a pre-employment medical exam and drug test

  • Exhibit good moral character, temperate personal habits and show evidence of an industrious work ethic

Applications can be downloaded below, or picked up at Station 1, 400 Cary-Algonquin Road, Cary, IL, 60013


Completed applications can be returned via email to or by dropping it off at Station #1, 400 Cary-Algonquin Road, Cary, IL  60013


For additional information, please contact us at (847) 639-2121

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Cary Fire Protection District provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

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